Item Details

Tropic of Cancer: Episode 3 Egypt to Oman

BBC Worldwide Ltd
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
In Southern Egypt Simon meets Nubians struggling to maintain their culture following the damming of the Nile. In Saudi Arabia he goes racing with the Jeddah Boyz; in Dubai he meets construction workers suffering in the economic downturn and he watches as rare baby green giant turtles hatch on the beaches of Oman.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
60 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Originally released by BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2010.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on November 17, 2016.
Variant Title
Egypt to Oman
Series
Tropic of Cancer
Contents
  • Lake Nasser (2:17)
  • Flaunting Power (2:35)
  • Mass Relocation (3:18)
  • Aswan Dam (3:10)
  • Devastating Drought and Deep Poverty (3:01)
  • Scraping a Living (2:54)
  • Marine Life in the Red Sea (3:43)
  • Refusing to Sell (2:14)
  • All Across the World (3:17)
  • Violent Islamic Extremism (3:49)
  • Porsche Play (3:40)
  • Common Stereotypes (3:13)
  • Otherworldly Landscape (3:14)
  • Luxury Playground (2:50)
  • Labor City (3:21)
  • One Mafia to Another (2:40)
  • Hot or Hotter (2:42)
  • Large Bedouin Community (2:49)
  • Intrepid Travelers (4:08)
  • Credits: Egypt to Oman: Episode 3-Tropic of Cancer (0:32)
Published
[Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [2010]
New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2016.
Publisher no.
  • 125005 Infobase
  • 125002s Infobase
Access Restriction
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Description
1 online resource (1 video file (59 min., 41 sec.)) : sound, color.
Streaming video file.
System requirements: Films On Demand platform.
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